December 29th, 2005

Hanukah

Musing on Hanukah

I thought I’d provide a little info on Hanukah, which may be of interest to some readers of this journal. Hanukah is an eight-day Jewish festival beginning on the 25th of the Hebrew month of Kislev. This year Hanukah runs from sundown on the night of December 25, 2005 to sundown January 2, 2006. My family has an annual Hanukah party, and we’re celebrating this year on New Year’s Day, which is the last night of Hanukah. If any of my f-list is in New York, we'd love to have you. Email me for details.

Historical Basis of Hanukah
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Textual Origins of Hanukah
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Celebrating Hanukah
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The Jewish Christmas?
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And a Joke
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